How to Import Handycam Video to iMovie for Editing?

Handycam to iMovie Converter:Convert Sony Handycam Recording to iMovie

As per iMovie website, iMovie has many Sony cameras supported, but not all of them. What if you happen to get a Sony camera, like Sony Handycam DCR-TRV25 which is not supported by iMovie and you indeed like to import the videos recorded from Sony Handycam DCR-TRV25 to iMovie for editing? Do not spend hours googling to find how to directly import the videos from Sony Handycam DCR-TRV25 to iMovie again, because you can't. Actually the issue for ' can not importing videos to iMovie smoothly ' appears on many Sony Handycam cameras, even though some of which are on iMovie supported camera lists.


The easiest and time-saving solution for all ' can not importing Handycam videos to iMovie smoothly ' issues is to convert the Handycam recording movies to iMovie more compatible video format like MOV or MPEG-4, and then import the converted Handycam videos to iMovie.

Introduction of Avdshare Video Converter

To fast convert Sony Handycam videos to iMovie more compatible video format, you need to get a functional Handycam to iMovie converter. That is what Avdshare Video Converter is designed for, to convert Sony Handycam videos to iMovie more supported MOV or MPEG-4 with the best output quality.

Besides converting Handycam recordings to iMovie,  Avdshare Video Converter gets the following key functions available:

  1. Convert iMovie unsupported MTS, M2TS from all camcorders or obtained from any source to iMovie supported video format.
  2. Convert any iMovie unsupported FLV, WMV, ASF, VOB, AVCHD, MXG, XAVC, MPEG-2, etc to iMovie supported one.
  3. Convert any video file from iMovie supported or unsupported cameras to iMovie supported MOV or MPEG-4.
  4. Edit any video file from camera or any source with many respects.
  5. Batch convert Handycam videos to iMovie is available.
  6. Convert Sony Handycam videos to FCP supported Appe ProRes, DV, etc

How to Convert Handycam to iMovie?

Now please follow the step by step guide below to convert your video from Sony Handycam camera to iMovie supported video format

Make Preparation: Free download Handycam to iMovie Converter


Free download the professional Handycam to iMovie Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Import Handycam file

Click "Add file" button to add the videos (AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2) from Handycam to Avdshare Video Converter. Drag and drop function can also be used to add videos (AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2) from Handycam to Avdshare Video Converter



Step 2 Select your exporting format

Click "Profile" button to choose MOV or MPEG-4 as your targeted exporting format.


Step 3 Convert Handycam file to MOV or MPEG-4

Click "Convert" button to convert Handycam videos to iMovie more compatible MOV or MPEG-4. After the conversion is done, you can import the converted MOV or MPEG-4 to iMovie.


Avdshare Video Converter can not only help handle importing Handycam videos to iMovie, but also can help when the file you get are unstable or corrupts easily or iMovie unexpectedly close during importing the video file from any iMovie supported camera to iMovie. So why not give a free trial to Avdshare Video Converter?